The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, on Sunday, berated pastors who’ve refused to reopen their church buildings as a result of COVID-19 outbreak.
He mentioned not all pastors are known as by God to steer the church.
He described pastors who’ve refused to reopen their church buildings regardless of the federal government’s directive as “motivational audio system” who need consideration from the unbelievers.
Pastor Giwa said this whereas addressing his members in Akure, the Ogun State capital, and was contained in an announcement he forwarded to DAILY POST.
The cleric mentioned these known as by God to steer the church wouldn’t wait a minute to place their flocks collectively.
He suggested such males of God to learn the guide of Jeremiah chapter 23 to information their ideas and actions.
Giwa mentioned: “Let me let you know that these known as to steer the church gained’t wait a minute to assemble their flocks collectively. What do you imply by saying as a result of the federal government asks you to make use of a masks, and because of this, you gained’t open the church for worshippers?
“What do you imply by saying you gained’t open the church till it’s secure to take action? The church isn’t the place anybody can contract a illness.
“No person owns a church; the church belongs to the Almighty God of the universe. I learn that a few of them say they’re nonetheless ready for the Holy Spirit to inform them to open the church.
“Our God isn’t a God of confusion, however of peace, as in all church buildings of the saint, based on 1 Corinthians 13:33.
“I problem them to point out me the place within the Bible that tells us that the Home of God needs to be shut down.
“Who does that? Lots of you knew the position I performed to criticise the federal government once they ordered that the church be shut down.
“You possibly can’t say you have been known as as a pastor and be afraid of a illness. Already, you’ve gotten created concern within the minds of your flocks.
“Not directly, you might be telling them Covid-19 is greater than their religion in God.
“You’re a motivational speaker, not a pastor. How on earth would you assume such a factor to fulfill the unbelievers and your ego?
“Christ laid down his life on behalf for us, why are we afraid to put down our lives for the gospel?
“Why are we complicated the church? Anyway, a few of them are politicians who disguise to be pastors.
“They’ve been ready for a time like this to completely get entangled in politics and present their true colours. Many are known as however few are chosen.
“In case you are a part of the chosen ones, you gained’t look forward to anybody to let you know to open the church earlier than doing so.
“Why are these individuals complicated the youngsters of God? Is it as a result of they’re attempting to impress the unbelievers?
“They’ll solely deceive those that don’t learn and perceive their bibles. Youngsters of God, watch out with those that include candy phrases.”